Microsoft.Build.Framework 17.4.0

.NET 7.0 .NET Standard 2.0 .NET Framework 4.7.2
dotnet add package Microsoft.Build.Framework --version 17.4.0
NuGet\Install-Package Microsoft.Build.Framework -Version 17.4.0
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="Microsoft.Build.Framework" Version="17.4.0" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Microsoft.Build.Framework --version 17.4.0
#r "nuget: Microsoft.Build.Framework, 17.4.0"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive, C# scripting and .NET Interactive. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install Microsoft.Build.Framework as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Microsoft.Build.Framework&version=17.4.0

// Install Microsoft.Build.Framework as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Microsoft.Build.Framework&version=17.4.0


This package contains Microsoft.Build.Framework.dll, which defines fundamental types used in MSBuild's API and extensibility model.

The items in this namespace are primarily base-level classes and interfaces shared across MSBuild's object model. MSBuild task or extension developers can reference this package to implement interfaces such as ITask, and ILogger.

netstandard2.0 target

The netstandard2.0 target of this build is configured only to output reference assemblies; at runtime MSBuild will be net7.0 or net472. Please use the net7.0-targeted assemblies for .NET Core 6+ scenarios.

For context, see

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.NET Core netcoreapp2.0 netcoreapp2.1 netcoreapp2.2 netcoreapp3.0 netcoreapp3.1
.NET Standard netstandard2.0 netstandard2.1
.NET Framework net461 net462 net463 net47 net471 net472 net48
MonoAndroid monoandroid
MonoMac monomac
MonoTouch monotouch
Tizen tizen40 tizen60
Xamarin.iOS xamarinios
Xamarin.Mac xamarinmac
Xamarin.TVOS xamarintvos
Xamarin.WatchOS xamarinwatchos
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Microsoft.Build.Utilities.Core The ID prefix of this package has been reserved for one of the owners of this package by

This package contains the Microsoft.Build.Utilities assembly which is used to implement custom MSBuild tasks.

Microsoft.Build The ID prefix of this package has been reserved for one of the owners of this package by

This package contains the Microsoft.Build assembly which is used to create, edit, and evaluate MSBuild projects.

Microsoft.Build.Tasks.Core The ID prefix of this package has been reserved for one of the owners of this package by

This package contains the Microsoft.Build.Tasks assembly which implements the commonly used tasks of MSBuild.

Microsoft.CodeAnalysis.Workspaces.MSBuild The ID prefix of this package has been reserved for one of the owners of this package by

.NET Compiler Platform ("Roslyn") support for analyzing MSBuild projects and solutions. This should be used with at least one of the following packages to add the appropriate language support: - Microsoft.CodeAnalysis.CSharp.Workspaces - Microsoft.CodeAnalysis.VisualBasic.Workspaces More details at This package was built from the source at

Nuke.Common The ID prefix of this package has been reserved for one of the owners of this package by

Cross-platform build automation system Signed by from repository '' commit '39132f3fb1fea9f889894dfe520cf4434d6eca4e' (see contained AppVeyorSettings.json file for build settings).

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Version Downloads Last updated
17.4.0 8,333 11/11/2022
17.3.2 105,501 10/14/2022
17.3.1 97,172 8/24/2022
17.3.0 1,519 8/24/2022
17.2.2 606 10/14/2022
17.2.0 448,174 5/11/2022
17.1.0 511,567 3/8/2022
17.0.1 633 10/14/2022
17.0.0 9,608,934 11/8/2021
16.11.0 604,302 8/19/2021
16.10.0 679,367 5/25/2021
16.9.0 2,982,662 3/2/2021
16.8.0 4,239,145 11/11/2020
16.7.0 576,489 9/30/2020
16.6.0 665,621 6/9/2020
16.5.0 10,959,098 3/16/2020
16.4.0 1,196,691 12/4/2019
16.3.0 1,657,940 9/26/2019
16.0.461 2,539,886 4/3/2019
15.9.20 4,532,866 11/21/2018
15.8.166 3,794,558 8/14/2018
15.7.179 5,159,192 5/21/2018
15.7.0-preview-000145 4,735 4/10/2018
15.7.0-preview-000011-1378327 858,278 4/5/2018
15.6.85 1,052,784 4/5/2018
15.6.84 2,338 4/5/2018
15.6.82 1,288,734 2/26/2018
15.5.180 443,389 12/6/2017
15.5.179 13,123 12/6/2017
15.4.8 412,897 12/6/2017
15.3.409 44,536,708 8/11/2017
15.3.0-preview-000388-01 159,604 6/27/2017
15.3.0-preview-000117-01 114,872 5/9/2017
15.1.1012 1,634,786 4/11/2017
15.1.548 6,671,554 3/2/2017
14.3.0 1,528,767 9/9/2016